Blog

Determining the Focus for Your Landscape Lighting

Define the focus for illuminating your yard. Maybe the desired effect is to set a soft and romantic glow for the warm summer evening. There could be a shadowy corner to brighten or a meandering path through the garden that you want to illuminate. After the focus is clearly defined, make a sketch of your…

Why Is Servicing Your Landscape Lighting System So Important? 

The biggest threat to your landscape lighting system is water and moisture condensation. Moisture of any kind is never a good combination with electricity or electrical fixtures. Any moisture inside of a lighting fixture should be addressed immediately. Delaying maintenance will ultimately lead to water build up and corrosion. Condensation inside the lens fixture is…

Silvermoon Summer Landscape Special & Design Tips

It can be surprisingly challenging to create a natural, artfully lit landscape. The challenge is reflected in creating dramatic lighting without pathways resembling landing strips or an annoying glare coming from every tree. Design tips for landscape lighting: One way to experiment with different effects is to go outside at night with a good flashlight…

3 Ways To Avoid Choosing The Wrong Lighting Designer For Your Project

To ensure lighting that is both beautiful and functional, do these 3 things to avoid hiring mistakes Do your homework — hire qualified and experienced lighting designers A huge and potentially costly mistake can be mitigated by researching and hiring a professional and qualified lighting designer at the start of your project. While it is…